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I needed chaos and drama. But being still healed me.

I needed chaos and drama. But being still healed me. Do you know people who run around like chickens (or chooks if you’re an Aussie) with their heads cut off?  The woman who volunteers for everything and acts like...

I can’t leave my abuser. I still love them!

Leave my abuser?  How could I when I still loved him? I’ll be honest. I knew my ex was a screwed-up guy. My head told me that not long after we met. The alarm bells were screeching. Could I hear them? Of course! Did I li...

Why Bridget Jones was right!

Do you remember that punch up between Daniel Cleaver (aka Hugh Grant) and Mr Darcy (aka Colin Firth)  in Bridget Jones’s Diary?   The first film, so think back.  The one where they rumbled from the street into the...

You only get what you think you’re worth

When I was in an abusive relationship, I wondered how the hell I had got there.   I’d had no experience of this before in my family or with previous boyfriends.  My childhood was a privileged and happy one.     ‘It must...

Morgan (aka God) isn’t to blame.

When I was in the throes of a destructive relationship my life was unmanageable and out of control.    The more unmanageable it got, the more I tried to control it.  I was exhausted.  I couldn’t see a way out.  I was a b...